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, pittsburgh, louisville and detroit. a wintry mix in northern minnesota and wisconsin. >> 58 in minneapolis. 68 in detroit 80s from new orleans to atlanta. and in the northern rockies, 70s to the central plains. >> it's the first day of fall. >> it is. a little crisp out there. >> summer is officially gone. >>> when we come back, for some bernie madoff victims, the check really is in the mail. >>> then, the simmering labor problems at american airlines is starting to boil over. passengers are feeling it. >>> and later, a shuttle salute. gabby giffords and mark kelly with a last glimpse of "endeavour." anncr: a good job. it's the key to a good life. but it isn't always easy to find one... a vote for question seven is a vote for maryland jobs. two thousand construction jobs to build a new resort casino. four thousand permanent jobs, paying... on average fifty five thousand a year. six thousand jobs from increased tourism... and table games like blackjack and poker. add it up: it's twelve thousand new maryland jobs. but to build it you have to vote for it. vote for question seven. and get mary
on camera, and we're talking to dad. >> look at this. it's a huge blade in detroit, michigan. >> it's a house fire from a different point of view, and ma:h >>> there's nothing kwis like the bond between father and daughter. >> they have a special bond. erik jorgensen and his 3-year-old daughter. they went on a trip in northern finland, traveleded by canoe. lived in a tent and basically just lived off the land together for 45 days. >> wow. >> and her mother let her go! >> as you can see from this video, she did remarkably well. always had a huge smile on her face and was out and about gathering things for food. they traveled more than 200 miles by what an amazing father-daughter experience. >> the ultimate father-daughter experience. >> something she'll remember her entire life and documented with video. >> his motto is the adventure starts in your backyard. you just have to take the first steps. we have him via xib from denmark. >> what made you decide to brave the wilderness for 45 days with a 3-year-old? >> let's just say i love adventures and the last couple of years i hav
hosting the white sox. detroit has won six straight meetings. their ace, on the bump, justin verlander, one of 11 strikeouts. he has four straight seasons of at least 200 ks. a 1-1 game in the sixth. men on first and second for delmon young. he takes chris sail deep. chris sale not happy. tigers and white sox now tied across the a.l. central with detroit sweeping the south siders. have a great day. i'm doug kezirian. >>> a bizarre contest over the weekend. a group of men who really love their facial hair competed for best beard and mustache in lansing michigan. they were judged on fierceness. >> judges looked for how well the hair fit the personality. some of the guys getting a head start on hunting season. >> that looks insane to me. i don't know how he handles certain things. >>> up next, "the pulse." >> we have the details about the role russell crow never wanted and the role that, yes, saved him. but i can only afford one trip. and i just found out my best friend is getting married in l.a. there's no way i'm missing that. then i heard about hotwire and i realized i could actually a
and then behind this system we are seeing cooler, dryer air into detroit, already down in to the 50s in parts of detroit at this hour. there is heavy weather over missouri. that stays off to the south and then a system over south texas. this will be moist you're that gets picked up and pushed north. then at the tropics, there is ndaine this is a hurricane, winds at 75-miles an hour. future trend showing the next weather maker. that's going to set up over south texas. all this moisture toward the forth. just bank on the idea of monday being a wet day, tuesday transition day before we see the sun return. all in all it weekend stands to see -- we stand to see a nice weekend. 60 degrees in town. 50s north and west of town. a pair of 7's tomorrow. breezy sun. temperature lower, they struggle to get out of the lower 70a. the seven day forecast looks great. sunday mostly sunny but then the clouds will start to filter in during the course of the late afternoon hours and again that weather weather system we shaded over south texas that comes in to play by monday. monday could be -- could be nasty. goi
was 14 when his dad moved the family to the detroit area. good at math he got into princeton finding it pointless for him he quit after a year. you told your parents you were quitting print ton. >> yeah, it didn't go over well. >> reporter: i bet. >> i said, okay, what i'll do is i'll tell princeton i'm taking a year's leave. >> reporter: so they're still waiting for you to come back. >> i don't think anybody is holding their breath. >> reporter: for a guy who seems to take it easy he's pretty competitive. his many imitators who think it was about the bottle these were all attempts to imitate him have made almost no don't in his market share. he owns this market. what he doesn't own is fancy cars or houses. why don't you want stuff? >> we were taught really to be practical. >> reporter: when you were in india. >> yes. >> reporter: right now that will help as what's in the bottle is a question getting the government's attention even as it sells and sells and sells. i'm john donvan for "nightline" in detroit. >> our thanks to the naturally caffeinated john donvan. >>> coming up next we
, that is terrifying. >> my god, no! >>> so, the michigan humane society gets a phone call from a detroit homeowner, saying there's a kitten stuck in my drainpipe. so, they turned out to rescue it. >> i took a leash, with some food and stuck it down into the drainpipe, was able to reach him. so, i took part of a towel full of kitten food, but it underneath. the kitten was grabbing it, but wasn't wanting to hold on, so i called for assistance and our department came out to help me out. >> do you know how deep that drainpipe was? >> it seemed to be a foot or two feet down, but in the process, look what they found under the cement block here. >> i noticed on the other side, about maybe five feet away, there was a portion of the foundation with a hole in it, and i see three kittens underneath there. >> so, they found three other cats under there. pe rescued them, took them out. you see them removing the stairs to have easier access to the drain pipe. then they start digging it out. >> listen to his little cries! >> all these old houses have these drainpipes, and a lot of them are obsolete now, but they
in charlotte today, spent labor they in detroit making the case for another four years. >> you want to know whether we are better off? osama bin laden is dead, general motors is alive. >> reporter: the first lady is expected to talk about what drives the president everyday tonight in her speech and leaders believe not only is she a good surrogate to rally voters but a high approval rating nationwide. >>> maryland will play a role in the dnc, o'malley will introduce the speaker, and attending the convention, congressional members, hoyer and edwards and u.s. senator barbara mikulski. >>> we are get a check on the first forecast with lynette charles. the weather is something people are going to have to pay attention to today. >>> scattered showers throughout the afternoon. downpours, we have to watch flooding potential as we go throughout the day as well. if your travels are taking you northern bound, they are dealing with flooding across the area. flood watches and vivaries and warnings -- advisories and warnings. reisterstown 71. muggy this morning. see the dew point at 70 and 71 is the temp
in the case of former detroit mayor kwame kilpatrick. joseph field plead guilty yesterday to one count of running a theft ring. and michelle obama is in maryland today campaigning for her husband. later on tonight she'll be at a fundraiser at a private home. >>> the orioles are trying to generate postseason excitement. starting today there will be rallies at various stops. those end october 2nd. >>> today the president will designate a national monument in colorado, holding significance to native american tribes. colorado members of congress have tried since 2009 to get the rock established as a monument. >>> the penalty you'll have to pay if you don't have health insurance by 2016 is now beginning to be higher than initially expected. under the affordable care act, americans must be insured by 2014. if not, you have to pay up. in 2014, it would be no more than 1% of your income or $285 per family, whichever is greater. but the penalty will rise by 2016, jumping to 2.5% or $2,000 per family. >>> 25% of baltimore makes less than 11,000-dollar a year. individuals have a higher percentage
, showers, buffalo, pittsburgh, louisville, detroit. wintry mix this evening in northern minnesota and wisconsin. >> it's louisville. >> there you go. >> 68 in detroit. 78 in baltimore. headed next week with my girlfriend. >> 80 in new orleans. >> new orleans. >> all right. >> marine experts in massachusetts have a very big job on their hand and we do mean gigantic. take a look at this enormous creature, washed ashore in cape cod, a rare leatherback sea turtle. 7 feet long. more than 600 pound. the turtle was rescued and transferred tour of the new england aquarium. >> the stach ff says the turtle joined weight at 600 pound. and lethargic. hoping to nurse him back soon. >> the largest of the sea creatures. and the driest. >> most lethargic at the moment. >> i do not want to be the turtle. >> no. >> coming up. what our friend and colleague, robin roberts has to say about the well-wishes and prayers. >> later, tim tebow's next move. not thaw you didn't hear it all from john. moves from football to political arena. you are watching "world news now." ♪ >> announcer: "world news now"
and also a chance of tornadoes around detroit, st. louis, memphis and little rock. more monsoon storms in the southwest. >> yet another triple-digit day in dallas and phoenix. 80s and 90s in the rockies. upper 80s from atlanta to new york. >>> coming up, imagine this. 73 years at 1 company. think we could do this show for 73 years? >> no. because we age in dog years. >> that's true. >> a very long-serving employee finally calls it a career. >>> also, the death toll rises in an outbreak at a popular national park. >>> and talk about a foul ball. the guy who just couldn't play fair with some eager, young fans. >>> welcome back. it is the big focus every first friday of the month. but the august employment report out today, 8:30 a.m. eastern, from the labor department, carries extra significance this close to the presidential election. today's number follows thursday's adp private payroll report showing 200,000 new jobs created last month. >>> optimism about jobs and progress on the european economic crisis helped fuel that powerful rally on wall street yesterday, sending stocks into thei
today in the corruption trial of former detroit mayor kwame kilpatrick. he has argued he can't get a fair trial in the city of detroit because of the area being biased against him. >>> a judge today is expected to order the army psychiatrist charged in the deadly fort hood shooting rampage to have his beard shaved which could trigger yet another delay in this upcoming murder trial. major nidal hasan is accused of killing 13 people back in 2009. this hearing is to determine how a federal relidge jus freedom law applies to the case. >>> this election day just two months away the federal voting assistance program acting director patch him ill holds a presser today. all in preparation for the upcoming elections. >>> the mtv music awards will be held in los angeles tonight and viewers will get exclusive access from live stream feeds that will be available online and this starts at 6:00 tonight. comedian kevin hart is hosting tonight's event. >>> it is officially orange pump thursday. so today everyone being encouraged before you get out the door to wear some orange in support of the ori
selection officially gets underway tonight in the corruption trial of former detroit mayor kilpatrick. kill pat rake argued that he can't get a fair trial in detroit because the area is biased against him. >>> tonight, before the president takes the podium at the democratic national convention, you can see all your pop culture going on. that's because mtv video music awards happening in los angeles. that starts at 8:00 tonight. >>> today amazon set to announce new products and they could announce a new kindle. this comes one week after the company said it is sold out of its kindle popular. >>> if you're in glen burnie you can enjoy a meal at gino's now. the burgers can chicken because there's a new location opening today on richie highway near fifth avenue. in 1957 former colt players founded gino's and its location the very first one was in baltimore. >>> the president is the main event at the democratic national convention tonight. but hollywood is certainly lending some star power. actresses scarlett johansson and kerry washington have been secretly scheduled to speak. that's according t
had seen a body buried in the driveway at a home just outside of detroit, michigan. by the way, jimmy hoffa was last seen outside of a restaurant in detroit, that happening today. they did find initial tests of radon, basically clueing them in that there was a body in that driveway or something the size of a body. they'll be looking today and we'll keep you posted not only on the air, but on abc2news.com. >>> in other news this morning, police say this a gunman killed -- say that a gunman killed four people inside of a minneapolis sign- making business before turning the gun on himself. police found the body shortly after arriving at accent signage systems. four other people were wounded, three of them criticallily. police say that gunman was a disgruntled exee. police will be out there looking for more clues today. >>> a georgia man arrested for speeding down a highway with his girlfriend on the hood of his car. he faced a judge. the man's lawyer argues that what he did was really stupid, but it wasn't a crime. take a look at this because people started recording when they saw it.
of detroit after police received a tip from a dying man. he claims that he saw a body placed in the ground while that driveway was being built. hoffa disappeared back in 1975 after walking out of a restaurant in detroit and has never shown up since then and nobody has ever been able to find his body. >> if it somehow happens to be mr. hoffa, well, end a major mystery. >> police have received dozens of tips over the years and have dug up everything from giants stadium to back yard pool. >>> a gunman is among the people killed in a shooting in minneapolis late last night. police say the shooter described as a disgruntled employee walked into the stien store and started shooting. at least three people died, several more were injured. police say the gunman died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. >>> when you're home during the day, the last thing you expect is for somebody to kick in your front door and break in. but that's what's happening in howard county. abc 2 news' linda stow has the details. linda, how many times has this happened and what period of time? >>reporter: megan, police in
by the mob, after he walked out of this detroit restaurant in july 1975. >> i'm going to do what i got to do! >> reporter: it became the stuff of documentaries and movies, like 1992's "hoffa." over the years, many theories and a few leads. an early one, that hoffa's body was entombed in concrete during the construction of giants' stadium, which was knocked down two years ago. later, going on tips, police drained an dug up a backyard pool outside of detroit. three years later, they pulled down a barn in rural michigan. nothing. this latest tip comes from a still anonymous source said to be dying of cancer, who says he saw a body placed here in 1975, as the driveway was being laid. police are not sure what they'll find. >> if it happens to be mr. hoffa, we'll bring an end to a major histomis mystery. >> reporter: as for hoffa's dna, if any is down there, authorities pulled hairs from a hairbrush of hoffa's 11 years ago. that's the match, if it's made, that will solve the mystery of where he ended up. but still not the part about who put him there. john donvan, abc news, washington. >>> and sti
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to start today in the corruption case against former detroit mayor kwame kilpatrick. that's expected to last about four months. >>> the president and first lady will be not view thorn and mitt romney will make and appearance on the show coming up in october. >>> the space shuttle endeavor is almost home. today it will make its way to l.a., where it will enter retirement. it will be moved from the california science center next month where it's going to be on display. >>> election day is november 6th. democrats and republicans are battling in court over controversial plans to limit early voting before election day. >>> wal-mart will no longer sell the kindle tablets and e- readers. wal-mart did say they make all merchandising choices based on their promise to sell products at low prices. >>> new child safety laws are going into effect starting october 1st. every child under 8 years old must be in a safety or booster seat. this week has been declared child passenger safety week. information stations are held and set up across the state and this is for experts to give you hands-on advic
. >>> 6:52 right now. form earn detroit mayor kwame kilpatrick is returning to the courtroom today, accused of collecting hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes, kickbacks and other favors. >>> one texas hospital is now in a 10-year war on 8 different types of cancer, spending up to $3 billion to find treatments and cures. some include breast, prostate cancers and leukemia. >>> the president will make a rock formation in colorado a national monument. and mortgage rate haves fallen to record low levels. a new survey found the average 30-year fixed rate fell 3.49% last week. the feds announced it would buy $20 billion in mortgage backed securies each month to spur economic activity. >>> the space shuttle endeavor is scheduled to fly over northern california around 11:00 this morning, one hour later than originally planned. the last leg was delayed because of fog over san francisco. >>> that's the time of year the leaves start to chain and become brilliant shades of yellow, red and orange. if you want to find where to go, there are several apps that you can use to find the best pl
. temperature wise up and down the east coast you see the numbers, 66 in detroit. we've got dip of cool airust over the northeast, the mid-atlantic. further south and west temperatures warmer. we'll get warmer air by the end of the week and the start of the weekend. low 80s friday and saturday. tropics looking quiet. we're in the heart of hurricane season. there's what's left of nadine. tonight 48, clear and cool. tomorrow 77, not bad. gorgeous day. tomorrow night not quite as cool. so that will be an improve m saturday 82, the chance for late day showers. we're talking about morning showers and a look at breezy weather into the game on sunday night. you're headed out to the big ravens game it will be come and breezy. we're headed not 40s. pack to you. >> we've got some students in howard county. elementary school students are learning chinese and spanish. it's all part of a world language pilot program. sherrie johnson shows us how the program is making a difference. >> reporter: it's not your average class. these students are learning chinese. it's part of the world language pilot program. >
in detroit. this happened not too far from there. you can see the suspect walk into the 7-eleven. as soon as he walks in the door he wastes no time. he points his long barreled gun at the clerk and you won't believe what he said to her. of money from the cash register and hands it over. you want believe what he said to her. >> what did he say. >> he said his mom was dying of cancer and he needed money. >> he needs money because his mother needs treatment or he's going to act out because life isn't fair. >> either way it's bed. >> if his mom is sick and dying of cancer, is this what she needs to see her son do. >> hopefully they can track him down. >> the image theta of the guy is a profile shot. they say he has blue eyes and they believe he fled in a dark-colored vehicle. >>> whale gets a big old boat. >> oh my god. we need a bigger boat. >>> little boys dreams coming true. hot wheels. you know you can make them jump and flip and go all over the place. the driver and team green at hot wheels, watch this. put a hot driver behind a very powerful stunt buggy and this is what you get. >> come
helped police track him down, using her iphone. >>> we're following a developing story in detroit. a standoff ended with the death of a man who had been keeping police at bay for most of the day. a former auto exec facing legal and family troubles was found dead inside his home. he shot and killed an officer who had been called to the home sunday for a possible suicide attempt. >>> the big tax hike on cigarettes three years ago appears to have been doing the job. there's been a drop in smoking among teens and the poor. it brought in $30 billion in additional revenue. tobacco use was down 19% last year, the lowest on record. and smokers who don't quit, apparently light up less. >>> medical experts say women should not undergo routine screening for a particularly deadly form of cancer. ovarian cancer is usually in advanced stages by the time it's diagnosed. but ultrasounds may lead to false positives. the recommendation applies to only healthy women and not those at high-risk. >>> week one of the nfl has wrapped up with monday night football. highlights from espn. >> welcome to your
and dallas. mostly 80s from detroit to the east coast. 70s from billings to minneapolis. >>> when we come back this morning after the break, apple drops more clues about the iphone 5, as all that anticipation continues to build. >>> also, a big mac but hold the beef. doesn't sound right, does it? we're going to tell you about the new meatless mcdonald's. >>> and later, meet a little pool player that has a very big game. pocketing balls like the pros do. stay tuned. >>> welcome back, everyone. the national debt is at a record high this morning. it's now more than $16 trillion, which works out to about $51,000 for every american. democrats and republicans are blaming one another. but whomever wins in november, congress will have to raise the government borrowing limit early next year. >>> apple is all-but confirming that it will unveil the iphone 5 next week. the company's invitation to its media event, has the number 12, the date, with the shadow forming a 5. apple may announce a miniipad, and some new ear buds and maybe a tv set. sales are down, though, as customers await, as we're always
to be in the first gm cars as early as 2015. jim avila, abc news, detroit. >> we know computers never malfunction. >>> that's what's making news in america this morning. >> stay with us for "good morning america." have a great wednesday.
news, detroit. >>> and if you're wondering about the price, it will be about an extra $2,000 on the price of any car. >>> thank you for watching. we're always here on abcnews.com. "nightline" later. we'll see you again tomorrow night. good night.
in some spots. going to stick with us. detroit, mid 60s tomorrow. washington, d.c. starts their week at 70. don't worry. you'll be in the upper 70s by the end of the week. >> ginger zee with us tonight. thank you. >>> we're going to move now to that new threat from iran this evening. a top commander in iran's revolution their guard says iran could strike on israel if iran is sure israel is about to attack. he went on to say that any attack on iranian soil could trigger, quote, world war iii. >>> and the concerns in this country about iran going to war where behind an unprecedented show of naval force today in the persian gulf. abc's nick schifrin reports in from the region tonight. >> reporter: officially, it's a defensive exercise, but it's actually a very loud warning to iran. more than 20 ships, sailors from 30 countries, a massive buildup to convince iran not to close this strait if israel attacks iran's nuclear program. is the threat that israel would go to war with iran and iran would mine these waters? >> the there fleet's there. my job is to make sure that this crew is ready for an
. >>> investigators on the trail of a very cold case will dig into this concrete driveway in a detroit suburb today. they had a tip it might be the final resting place of former teamsters boss, jimmy hoffa. he disappeared in 1975. the soil extracted from the driveway today will be examined for human composition results. and could be available next week. >>> there's a huge buzz online about abc's brian ross and his investigation into theft by tsa agents. brian and his team checked bags with ipads and cash. and left ipads behind at tsa checkpoints at ten major airports. all the checked luggage made it safely. and nine out of ten forgotten ipads were returned. but in orlando, the ipad was last seen in the hands of tsa officer andy ramirez, and then tracked to his home 30 miles away. >> reporter: brian ross from abc news. when we went to reclaim the ipad two weeks later, ramirez, at first, denied having it. did you take it? >> no, sir. >> reporter: but shortly after, we activated an audio alarm on the missing ipad, ramirez produced it. with his tsa uniform now off, he blamed his wife for taking it. >>
seen outside of a restaurant in the spbs of detroit. police have received dozens of tips over the years. they've dug up everything from giants stadium to a backyard pool. they're hoping today will 25 them some clues. >>> four people are dead following a shooting that happened at a business in minneapolis. late last night police say that a shooter described as a disgruntled employee walked into the sign store and started shooting. four others were wounded in this, and -- none of them were critically injured in this. police say the gunman took his own life as they moved in. >>> a tragic story to tell you about this morning, this is coming out of connecticut. police say a man shot and killed a masked teenager in self-defense outside of his neighbor's house during what appeared to be an attempted burglary. he then discovered that it was his own 15-year-old son. police say that teenager was armed with a weapon. no charges right now have been filed against the father. >>> pretty dramatic pictures to show you. severe weather outside of denver, colorado. a man actually just finished celebrati
that conflict began. >>> back here at home. police in suburban detroit are looking into a new claim about the location of jimmy hoffa's body. they will take soil samples from the ground beneath a driveway after a man told them he believes he witnessed hoffa's burial 35 years ago. there's been a number of searches for hoffa since the teamster leader disappeared in 1975. >>> time for a look at weather across the country. a chance of showers in the northeast. also, showers and thunderstorms from pittsburgh to cleveland, louisville, wichita and oklahoma city. stormy from the texas panhandle to brownsville. showers from the colorado rockies to rapid city, south dakota. >> mostly 70s in the heartland. 80s in the southeast. >>> when we come back, the latest on that breaking news this morning. the big deal between the nfl and its real referees. >>> plus, one of the searing images from last year's occupy protests. students being pepper-sprayed. now, they're about to see a major settlements. >>> also, tense moments on the tarmac at jfk. passengers brace for impact. and then, a sudden turn of events
. >> of hopscotch. >> of hopscotch. >> all right. >> this is in detroit, michigan, and we've got two hoppers, we've got beth and eric, attempting to break a world record. the world's longest hopscotch. >> how long are they hopping for? >> long way to go. >> 4.2 miles. of hopscotch. >> yeah. that's impressive. >> even more so, it's impressive someone took chalk for four miles and made a hopscotch thing for four miles. >> they take their hopscotching seriously. >> hop, hop, two. hop, hop, two. see what i'm saying. >> i thought there was a stone you had to throw. >> throw the stone f it lands in the square you can't step in that square. >> they omitted the stone throwing. >> this is hopping. beth was the hopper in the lead of this entire event and people did join them on the hop scotch board at different points. but these two were the only two that did it the entire 4.2 miles. >> about to set the world record. >> they're setting videos to recordsetter.com to get the official confirmation that this is a hopscotch world record. [ applause ] >>> i believe this is hidden camera video of rocky the flyin
city school strike since detroit teachers went out s detroit went out. >>> michael clarke duncan appeared in dozens of films and received a nomination in "the green mile." >> take my hand, boss. you see for yourself. >> duncan was 6'5", weighed 300 pound. he suffered a heart attack in july. he died yesterday in a los angeles hospital. michael clarke duncan was just 54 years old. >> young, young man. >>> while we are talking about hollywood. word of a rather dubious distinction, the worst box office opening ever. drum roll here, kind of. it was achieved, over the weekend by, am i saying this right "oogie loves and the big balloon adventure" it grossed over $600,000. an average of $278 per screen it appeared on. even well-known bombs like "ishtar" and "howard the duck" did better than that fleck on your screen right now. ouch. tough summer for hollywood. that did not help. >> it looks so good. >> really? >> ha-ha! >> the baby must be kicking. for you to say that. >> we'll talk about the holiday, and the day serena williams had at the u.s. open. >> serena and venus were beaten by a
that famous headline that romney himself did not write, "let detroit go bankrupt." could be the headline that cost him the election. the romney campaign has more money. >> because, the auto motive companies went bankrupt. the argument on the bailout is of law. >> because, what president obama has said, there's a way to move this economy forward. and governor romney's plans don't -- they really don't show that way. he's talking about tax cuts for the wealthy. closing loopholes and letting things take their cause. >> although you had the obama campaign entirely talking about something that happened in the first six months of the obama administration. >> that's true. >> the auto bailout -- >> but there are other things going on, jon than. in the administration, they're trying to restart and re-energize american manufacturing. >> more americans unemployed at any time. a real misunderstanding about the difference between activity and action. what was particularly interest at the democratic national convention, certainly not from the president, you never heard the word record. they can't talk
how cold. i want to focus on the high temperatures. minneapolis, 60 by tuesday. detroit, the same deal. but nighttime, low, temperatures in the 30s and 40s. brr, that's going to be cool and it's going to be super windy. locally 100-mile-per-hour winds in alaska. i'll leave you with a look at the big picture. now, let's get a check a little closer to home. picture. now, let's get a check a little closer to home. >> so, it was cloudy and rainy in missouri yesterday. i thought that this was a great way to show it. look at the gray skies under the arches. in st. louis. thank you for that great tweet. send me photos also on facebook. a lot of college gamedays yesterday, and they had good skies there in eugene, oregon. i thought that was so pretty over the stadium. again, send me great photos from all over the nation. please. >> she's doing a great job that she's caring about the weather. >> we have the world's hottest meteorologist sitting here for a long time now. >> wow, wow, thank you. >> giving you your props, ginger. >>> all right, coming up on "good morning america" -- i want them jai
. we are making things again. i've met workers in detroit and toledo who feared they'd never build another american car. today they can't build them fast enough, because we reinvented a dying auto industry that's back on top of the world. i've worked with business leaders who are bringing jobs back to america, not because our workers make less pay, but because we make better products. because we work harder and smarter than anyone else. i signed trade agreements that are helping our companies sell more goods to millions of new customers. goods that are stamped with three proud words -- "made in america." [ cheers and applause ] [ crowd chanting "usa" ] and after a decade of decline, this country created over a half a million manufacturing jobs in the last two and a half years. now you have a choice. we can give more tax breaks to corporations that ship jobs overseas, or we can start rewarding companies that open new plants, and train new workers and create jobs here in the united states of america. [ cheers and applause ] we can help big factories and small businesses double their
crushed. but then president obama took office, and she took action. when detroit was in trouble, president obama saved the auto industry, and saved a million jobs. seven presidents before him, republicans and democrats, tried to expand health care to all americans. president obama got it done. he made an historic investment to lift our nation's public schools and expanded pell grants so that more young people can afford college. and because he knows we don't have an ounce of talent to waste, the president took action to take action for the young generation of dreamers. now, it's time for congress to enshrine in law, their right to pursue their dreams in the only place they've ever called home, america. four years ago, america stood on the brink of a depression. fighting incredible odds, and united republican opposition, our president took action. and now we've seen 4.5 million new jobs. he knows better than anyone that there's more hard work to do. but we're making progress, and now, we need to make a choice. it's a choice between a country where the middle class pays more so the millionai
the floor of a shed in detroit. tests on the soil will be back on monday. but for now, the 37-year-old mystery remains a mystery. >>> the amazing video we've been showing you of the elderly man jumping from his burning apartment in new york city. lucky for him it was the middle of the day and the streets were crowded at the time. it's the terrifying drop caught on tape. 71-year-old ronnie poe, hanging from his third floor ledge, with nowhere to go but down. >> i had had no choice but to lean out the window as long as i could. >> reporter: moments earlier, poe's kitchen had caught fire. his bronx apartment quickly filling with smoke. there was no escape. so, poe reached back to his military training from decades ago. >> the smoke was coming in so bad. jump, jump. i'll do a paratrooper. >> reporter: he was once a paratrooper who made more than 50 jumps in his military career. but this time, no parachute. below, his neighbors came to his aid. their arms banded together. and when he jumped, they caught him. >> we were concerned about his head. just his head that we was concerned about.
, detroit. >> wonder how people feel putting their safety and other driver's safety in the hand of the computer. seems scary a little bit. >> $2,000, roughly what it will cost. ♪ meet george jettison >> what do i have in my hand? >> something futuristic. >> i will admit i am a distra distracted driver. i let my husband do the driving. >> as a society, we send conflicting message. don't text, stay focused, all the laws about that. on the other hand. we're saying, take your hand off, let the car do it all. seems odd. >> kind of like the show, right? >> yeah, exactly like the show. we'll be right back. the arteries of your dishwasher are constantly clogging up with grease and lime scale. use finish dishwasher cleaner every month to keep your machine in sparkling health. for shining results, finish dishwasher cleaner. yeah, and i took on all the bigger, tougher ones. but now that mr. clean's got this new select-a-size magic eraser, i mean, he can take on any size job. look how easily he gets things cleaned. it's enough to make you cry. you, specifically. not me. i'm just happy we
today from an area around a concrete driveway in a detroit suburb. they will be tested for human decomposition, and all result of a man's statement to police that he thought he saw hoffa buried there decades ago. >>> bizarre story from florida, a high school teacher being held this morning in connection with a plot to have a former colleague killed. james peppe, a social studies teacher, was arrested yesterday. he is accused of attempting to hire a hit man to murder another teacher who he used to work with. a man named robert meredith. meredith doesn't want to show his face and says he has no idea why peppe would want him killed. >> it's very strange, very disconcerting if that makes sense. i don't feel that in any way i am in any way culpable for this. i think this is, perhaps, if there's a problem -- it's 100% on the other side. >> the fbi was tipped off about the alleged plot last month. then taped several conversations in which peppe is accused of telling an undercover officer that he would pay $2,000 to have meredith rubbed out. >> all right, going to stay down south for one
many words, which is, you have one individual that said let detroit go bankrupt. and another, the president, said i've got your back. mitt romney said in vegas, when it came to housing, let it hit rock-bottom. the president said, let's figure out how you can refinance to hold on to it. clear policy choices. clear implications for the american people. different directives. and it's a choice. that's what it's going to take. and to finish that conversation, the president will lay out his vision, not just for the next four years. but their consequences for the next four years. >> president getting criticism for mitt romney. this is an issue the democrats took out, for the democratic platform, they said jerusalem and shall remain the capital of israel. mitt romney called it shameful. >> this is a red herring if i've ever seen one. the fact is, jerusalem has always been bipartisan, clearly, by all precedents. it's a discussion between the israelis and palestinians. and regardless of what george bush's platform. i don't know, george. i'm a mayor of the city of chicago. i know what t
for teamsters' boss, jimmy hoffa. police in detroit have received a new trip that hoffa is buried under the driveway you see there. they're now taking soil samples. thousands of tips have come in when hoffa vanished in 1975. >>> finally, the prime minister of great britain, perhaps a little embarrassed this morning. he was on david letterman last night. got a pop quiz on british history. he did rather well. but he missed two. he knew which year the magna carta was signed. but he didn't know what magna carta meant. it means great charter. he also couldn't name the composer of "rule britannia." that composer is? thomas arnes. i'm going to guess there aren't a ton of brits that know it, either. on par, he can be excused. >> a pop quiz. >> nose are the only two he missed. >> little high-risk for a british prime minister on letterman. josh, thanks. >>> the race for the white house. "your voice, your vote" with 40 days to go. and president obama has opened up his biggest lead yet in gallup's daily poll, six points. that puts more pressure than ever on mitt romney. and david muir had a chance
, detroit to the east coast. 70s from billings to minneapolis. >>> to the other side of the world now, and an extra ordinary apartment building. the garage is one reason why only singapore's super rich live there. >> you drive into it, leave the car there and take your own elevator to your apartment. your fancy car takes its own elevator as well. also, right to your apartment. what car doesn't need its own personal elevator. >> look at that. when it gets to your floor, the car is moved into place, automatically. not only do residents nef havere to find parking and can keep an eye on their fancy wheels whenever they're at home >> what if you drifve a honda -- beat up honda. >> who cares. look at that. you kidding me. amazing what people do that have way too much money. but kind of sweet. i kind of look that. >> lamborghini. >> chad johnson makes an indelible statement about his troubled marriage. >> all the e-mail traffic involving michael jackson days before he passed away. the secrets revealed in some surprising correspondence. you're watching "world news now." i've been coloring liz
wind and chance of tornados around detroit, st. louis, memphis, little rock, more monsoon storms in the southwest. >>> triple digit day in dallas and phoenix. 80s, 90s in the rockies. upper 80s from atlanta to new york. >>> one more presidential item. this one from russia. check out vladamir putin dressed in white to simulate an adult siberian crane. >> to do what? >> adult siberian crane. a bird. >> indeed. he really got into the part. getting on board a motorized hang glider and leading several young bird on migration. the birds are endangered and raised in captivity. they needed a little help. >> the latest of putin's interactions with animals. he is not sure what is next. the cameras of course will be there to cover it all. i am sure we will find a way to get it all in our newscast, right? >> you think putin, hard core leader, serious guy, image of him in the contraption is fascinating. >> remember him shirtless, riding on horseback. does he think he is fabio. >> putin, man, politics never dull. spent eight years married, laughing, why two famous comics splitting up. >> high
to detroit. upper 90s in phoenix. >>> time for the long and short on the long story of shorty. get that? >> well, shorty is a poodle in north carolina. he was brought there, by a family from new orleans who fled the gulf coast as hurricane gustav approached. >> while they were there, they gave shorty up for adoption. fast forward to two weeks ago, shorty was found on the side of the road, dirty, fleas, and alive. his microchip led care givers to call his original owners. >> i get this call that shorty has been found on the streets of north carolina and i'm shocked and my kids are in disbelief. >> so shorty is going to be sent back to new orleans. vets say it will be a couple weeks before shorty is ready to travel. several offers have already been made to drive shorty home. but, you know what? what disturbs me? >> what disturbs me? >> they gave shorty up for adoption. >> yeah, apparently their living situation in north carolina was such they couldn't keep shorty. it was kind of like in a forced adoption, and nobody knows how he ended up on the side of the road. poor shorty has been throu
fargo to detroit. mostly 70s along the east coast. 80s in the plains. a sizzling 103 degrees in phoenix. >>> now to another of the heart-warming stories we love, homecomings. this time a dad returning from afghanistan, surprised his little girl at her elementary school in michigan. oh, man. corporal jeff harris actually had gotten home the night before. >> but in order to carry off the big surprise he slept on a friend's couch so his daughter would be kept in the dark. dad said making the reunion special had been on his mind during his whole deployment. >> oh. >> at that age too, a little embarrassed. see her walk off, because she is in front of her friend. >> she is adorable. >> cutie pie. >> i cry every time. >> i love the stories. i don't quite cry. but it puts a big smile on my face. still ahead, we asked you to weigh in on the secret romney tape. you flooded your facebook page with opinions. nearly 500 posted comments. we'll share a few coming up. >> first, iphones, the new accessory, john doesn't have one yet, for thieves. how a lucrative black market is providing a big incentive
. but the grandparents' bed were recovered. the children were last seen sunday evening. >>> police in suburban detroit are looking into a new claim about the location of jimmy hoffa's body. they will take soil samples from the ground beneath a driveway after a man told them he believes he witnessed, hoffa's burial 35 years ago. there have been a number of searches for hoffa since the teamster leader disappeared in 1975. an enduring mystery there. wow. >>> what has four wheels and fleas? well take a look at this. dogs competingen stroller races in a california backyard. other dogs are their hapless passengers. the four canines live with the same california family. >> they need more maneuverable strollers there. not all they can do. this talented crew, races on scooters and kiddie cars with more crashes than bumpers car. their owner says they're all total clowns and having fun. the wagging tails. proof is in the pudding. >> cute video. coming up next, she made magic and millions, almost a billion from the harry potter series for kids. but now will j.k. rowling reel in their parents. we'll hear from the
president gave his answer at a labor day rally in detroit. >> you want to know whether we're better off? i got a little bumper sticker for you. osama bin laden is dead and general motors is alive. >> and for the rebuttal, we're joined live by the republican v.p. nominee, paul ryan. let's preview that debate with vice president biden. when he says osama bin laden is dead, general motors is alive, you say? >> well, general motors isn't alive in my hometown. the president came to janesville before the plant shut down and said he would lead an effort to retool the plant. after the plant was shut down, he said he would retool the plant to get people back to work. they're still not back to work. i would ask the 23 million people who are struggling to find work in america today, if we're better off than we were four years ago. i'd look at the facts that we've had unemployment above 8% for 42 months, despite the president's claims that the stimulus would provide the contrary. we're not better off than we were four years ago. look at the statistics. that's why we're going to be offering big solutio
could be damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. detroit, cincinnati, indianapolis, louisville, memphis, little rock, all involved in that storm. south of that line will be heat today. dallas at 105. five states have heat warnings, watches or advisories out. and some of the states will drop about 20 degrees with the passing of the front. 80 degrees in l.a. and san diego today. we'll explain why we're in san diego later in the show. >> all right. >>> coming up on "gma," a verdict in the drew peterson trial. the former policeman found guilty of killing his third wife. >>> and glitz and glam from pop's biggest night. ♪ so twiddly-tee twiddly-dum ♪ look out baby 'cause here i come ♪ ♪ and i'm bringing you a love that's true ♪ ♪ so get ready ♪ so get ready maybmaybe you can't.re; when you have migraines with fifteen or more headache days a month, you miss out on your life. you may have chronic migraine. go to mychronicmigraine.com to find a headache specialist. and don't live a maybe life. why they have a raise your rate cd. tonight our guest, thomas sargent. nobel laureate in
, it will feel cooler friday and saturday. chicago, friday and saturday, as well. 66, 61 degrees. detroit going down in the 60s. >> hey, grover. >> hey, sammie. how are you doing? >> i'm doing all right. >> do you like my hat? >> i like your hat. >> you never know what the weather is going to be. >> it rained yesterday. you would have to be in central florida for that to work out for you. can you get there? >> let's see. right there? >> right here. >> okay. >> i'll be right there. okay. going to florida. >> bye, grover. all of that weather was brought to you by capital one. >> take us with you, grover. >>> by the way, sam, what is this picture? >> oh, no. >> we'll find out ahead. >> oh, no. >>> and coming up, babies onboard for jennifer aniston. how the superstar the having the last laugh on all the tabloid last laugh on all the tabloid pital one cash rewards card gives you a 50% annual bonus. and everyone, but her... likes 50% more cash. but, i have an idea. do you want a princess dress? yes how about some cupcakes? yes lollipop? yes! do you want an etch a sketch? yes! do you want 50% more cas
in both shootings. they drove through concrete in a neighborhood near detroit looking for the remains of jimmy hoffa, there were no visible signs of remains, two samples of wet soil and clay were removed. this started after a man told police he saw a body buried in the area 35 years ago. >>> we want to take a look now at orioles park at camden yards. perfect night for a baseball game. we will hear from brian kuebler who is down at the yard with those fans. first we want to check this with mike masco. get your game forecast. >>> got nervous this morning watching rain come through west virginia. it looks like it's going to be far south of the city. manchester has the clouds this play. clouds across the location. this is howist going to boil down. i drew in the line where i think that the best chances of rain will exist,ist from baltimore on south, arundel, pg county, a chance of a scatter shower. the dryer the further north. if you are going to the games there are showers, maybe a quick shower, but i think its going to be cloudy. northwest wind 5-10, we will have a temperature of around
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